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SPECIES Neacomys pictus

Author:Goldman, 1912.
Citation:Smithson. Misc. Coll., 60: 2.
Common Name:Painted Neacomys
Type Locality:Panamá, Darién Prov., Cana, 1800 ft (549 m).
Distribution:Known only from easternmost Panamá.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Cabrera (1961) allocated pictus to subspecific standing under N. tenuipes, and Handley (1966) concurred, but examination of series in USNM suggests that the relationship and status of this gracile form bear reexamination.
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